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West Village Duplex

Above the gritty streets of New York City, rests this sophisticated and elegant duplex apartment. It’s located in the West Village, an area that is known to be home to quaint shops, celebrity sightings and turn of the century townhomes. As you enter this abode, notice the quiet sophistication and a substantial array of textures that envelope your senses. A soft palette of creams, whites, taupe’s, grays and pops of black meander throughout the spaces unifying them as one. Continue reading

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Nidi Design Spaces for Children

Move over trains, ballerinas and robots. I invite you to check out the new Graphic Collection designed by Nidi Design. What a welcome sight to find children’s furniture that is both aesthetically pleasing and practical. Design savvy parents need not look any farther than this series. Graphic pops of color mix with simple wood grains resulting in sophisticated furnishing solutions for the little ones in your lives. Continue reading

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Izakaya Kinoya

Nestled amongst a symphony of textures, this artfully constructed club, named Kinoya, has found its place in Montreal, Canada. Interior designer Jean de Lessard, has once again brought his dedicated sense of creativity to this project. Designed to create a feeling of inhabiting a cocoon, Jean de Lessard has used texture, geometry and a sophisticated palette to create this unique and earthy establishment. Continue reading

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K Residence

This Brooklyn, NY, that’s right, New York, apartment is a delightful calming surprise. In a four-story condominium building, it’s a respite from the non-stop city, train, highway, and metal scrap yard outside. With just one bedroom, one bath, living room, and kitchen, the 1,065 square foot home feels spacious. Continue reading

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Chambord Residence

Well-designed and perfectly executed transformations are an inspiring lot. Imagine what lies beyond the traditional stone facade of this 1920s duplex. The client and Naturehumaine architects designed a home through a remarkable study of geometry clad in an austere palette. Continue reading

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Uxbridge St. House

Some of today’s best houses are inventive renovations. A beautifully executed redesign is more than a sight to behold, it is synchronicity in motion. The collaborative design team of Francisco Serradilla, Olivia Moore, Voon Wong and Ping-Kern Ng of VW+BS Architecture and Design were hired for this project. Continue reading

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Appartement écrins

This 5th floor Parisian apartment is a showcase of minimalism and focus. Designed for an art lover by Swan Architectes, it’s also a model of using natural light to enhance volumes and art. Continue reading

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Floating Home

I can’t think of a more beautiful way to drift off to sleep than on a gently rocking boat. This floating home located in Holland is a testament that by utilizing a simple shape artfully, it can be redesigned into a creative structure. Black stained red cedar is the exterior envelope that wraps this home. Local building codes restrict two story buildings, resulting in a clever design by which the architects at Piet Boon built the bedrooms and basement below the water line. Continue reading

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La Cornette

Imagine a roomy home for two families to celebrate and enjoy holidays together. This country home outside of Montreal, designed by YH2 Architects, may be just what you need. Set on a rolling site, it burrows in and rises above, taking full advantage of the wide open spaces and views. Continue reading

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Copenhagen Penthouse II

The design team of Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Ronn of Norm Architects are the dynamic duo behind the design of this stunning 84 sq.m. penthouse renovation in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exterior facade fits into the traditional architecture of the area, but as you enter the home, the unexpected awaits you. A stunning palette of black and whiten home that is remarkable in its simplicity and awakens your senses to new heights. Continue reading